Sterling IRB 2014 Winter Holiday Closures

Sterling IRB will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • November 26th, 2014 - Thanksgiving (closed at 1pm EST)
  • November 27th, 2014 - Thanksgiving Day
  • November 28th, 2014 - Thanksgiving
  • December 24th, 2014 - Christmas Eve (closed at 1pm EST)
  • December 25th, 2014 - Christmas Day
  • December 26th, 2014 - Christmas
  • December 31st, 2014 - New Year's Eve (closed at 1pm EST)
  • January 1st, 2015 - New Year's Day
  • January 2nd, 2015 - New Year's

Sterling IRB to Attend MAGI West 2014

Visit us at the MAGI West Clinical Research Conference at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA on November 9-12, 2014. Sterling’s Director of Regulatory Compliance, Alison Alesi, J.D., CIP, will be conducting a session on Advanced Topics in Medical Device Regulation. If you’d like to schedule a meeting, contact Kathye Richards, CIP, Director of Client Services, at 678.501.7806 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sterling IRB Board Member Roster for new term

The new term for Sterling’s Board will begin on July 25, 2014.  There are no changes in Board membership associated with the beginning of the new term, which extends through July 24, 2016. A copy of the updated roster can be downloaded from the Board Roster section of the Sterling IRB website.

Sterling IRB Introduces the Reportable Events Form

In an effort to streamline processes and improve our services, Sterling IRB has introduced the Reportable Events Form (APP022). This form may be used to submit all reportable events including serious adverse events, significant protocol deviations, IND safety reports, reports of noncompliance and other unanticipated problems. The new form can be located in the Forms section of the Sterling IRB website,, and on the SilverLink web portal. The serious adverse event, significant protocol deviation, and unanticipated problem reports have been archived but will continue to be accepted. Please refer to Chapter 7 of the Sterling IRB Investigator Handbook for more information regarding reportable events.

Sterling IRB to exhibit at DIA 2014 in San Diego, CA

Sterling will be exhibiting at the 2014 DIA 50th Annual Meeting this year in San Diego.  Please stop by to visit us any time between June 16-18 and enter to win an iPad Mini!  We’ll be located in booth number 2612.  If you’d like to schedule a meeting to discuss our services and capabilities before the conference, please contact Kathye Richards, CIP, Director of Client Services at 678-501-7806 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



Innovation. Passion. Commitment. We believe these are the essential components of strong teamwork.



A diverse group of scientific and non-scientific members with nearly a century of collective IRB experience.



Sterling IRB has formed a strategic partnership with Veritas IRB.

©2014 Sterling IRB. All rights reserved.